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Traffic is getting heavier, look out for cyclists

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(KYTX) - Look twice for cyclists. It's a new PSA Tex-DOT wants you to notice.

As high school football season gets under way, traffic is going to be picking up later into the day, the typical time cyclist hit the roads.
   
Tex-DOT says most bike accidents happen at intersections so those are the places drivers really need to pay attention.

"The drivers do need to look out for the individual on the road rather than the whole groups you normally see."

Bikers say during football season very few group rides are scheduled, so drivers won't have to really worry about going around and watching out for big groups of cyclists.

 

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